|Coordinates||24°35 ′ N 73°41 ′ E|
|Elevation||37 km2 (14 sq mi)|
|Density||242 /km2 (627 /sq mi)|
Renowned as ‘City of Lakes’ or ‘Lake City‘ Udaipur is quite fortunate in comparison to other cities in the state of Rajasthan. It has good water resources despite located in deserted area. Besides, all lakes are created beautifully maintaining architectural principles in their foundation so they can serve for long.
Udaipur was established by Maharana Udai Singh (Son of Maharana Pratap Singh) in 1559 at the bank of Banas River. Mewar clan is believed to be the oldest dynasty of the world even it is assumed that the Nepal kingdom and Jammu kingdom are originated from Mewar lineage.
There is an interesting story behind the foundation of it. Once Udai Singh II was following a deer for hunting since he met with a sage who asked him to establish new city blessing his boon of safety against all odds. So it was created.
It has more pleasant climate than other cities in Rajasthan. Its average temperature revolves around 28.3 °C (82.9 °F). Mornings, evenings and nights are cold with minimum temperature around 11.6 °C (52.9 °F) which it quite comfortable for tourists.
Udaipur Tourist Places
- City palace complex
- The Udaipur Palace Complex at night
- City Palace
- Jagdish Temple
- Sajjangarh Palace flood-lit during late evening
- Nehru Garden on an island in Fateh Sagar Lake
- Udaipur Bathing Ghat
- Jag Mandir
- Monsoon Palace
- Lake Palace
- Fateh Sagar Lake
- Lake Pichola
- Gulab Bagh and Zoo
- Doodh Talai
- Maharana Pratap Memorial or Moti Magri
- Bohara Ganesh Ji
- Udaipur Solar Observatory
- Neemach Mata Temple
- Status of Shiva (45, eastern).
- Sukhadia Circle at Night
- City Palace
- Mount Abu
- Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kankroli and Rajsamand Lake
- Jagat Temple (known as Khajuraho of Rajasthan)
- Jaisamand Lake
- Udaisagar Lake
- Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary
- Mayaro ki Gufa
- Kamal Nath
- Jhakham Dam
- Salumbar Fort Pont, Temples
Incredible images of Lake City.